Improvement meaning

ĭm-pro͝ov'mənt
The definition of an improvement is an increase in value, condition or quality.

An example of improvement is the U.S. dollar going up in value.

An example of improvement is a student going from a grade C to an A in science.

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Increase; growth; progress; advance.
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A change or addition that improves.
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A change or addition to land or real property, as a sewer, fence, etc., that makes it more valuable or desirable.
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A modification to real estate that increases its value.
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The act of improving; advancement or growth; promotion in desirable qualities; progress toward what is better; melioration; as, the improvement of the mind, of land, roads, etc.
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The act of making profitable use or application of anything, or the state of being profitably employed; a turning to good account; practical application, as of a doctrine, principle, or theory, stated in a discourse.
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The state of being improved; betterment; advance; also, that which is improved; as, the new edition is an improvement on the old.
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(plural): Valuable additions or betterments, as buildings, clearings, drains, fences, etc., on premises.
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(Patent Laws): A useful addition to, or modification of, a machine, manufacture, or composition.
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An improving or being improved.
  • Betterment.
  • An increase in value or in excellence of quality or condition.
  • Profitable use.
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Origin of improvement